Fight club! Smriti Irani, Priyanka Chaturvedi engage in ugly Twitter duel

May 23, 2016, 15:40 IST | mid-day online correspondent

BJP and Congress have been locking horns in Parliament for ages, but the war now seems to have moved online as Smriti Irani and Priyanka Chaturvedi got involved in an ugly Twitter spat

BJP and Congress have been locking horns in Parliament for ages, but the war now seems to have moved online. Smriti Irani of BJP and Priyanka Chaturvedi of Congress and got involved in an ugly spat, which ironically revolved around women’s safety

It all began when Priyanka tweeted an opinion piece in which she claimed that she was being threatened with ‘Nirbhaya-like’ rape on Twitter.

 A Twitter user then brought Smriti Irani into the picture, and the conversation deviated to unneeded paths

The fiery characters that they are, neither refused to back away 

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